A legislative committee Friday agreed to draft a bill for the 2015 session to look at energy-savings opportunities for utility customers, but the panel declined to move forward with the specific recommendations of a public policy group.
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Gov. Brian Sandoval again took out his stamp and vetoed four more bills, while signing 24 others, including one to prevent minors from using tanning equipment and another that prohibits horse tripping.
CARSON CITY – It really wasn’t very special at all.
Gay marriage, mining tax succeed; revenue items, legal marijuana were casualties
The five bills making up the state’s two-year $6.6 billion general fund budget were passed by the Legislature on the last day of the session Monday with plenty of time to spare.
A hectic final day in the Legislature on Monday saw bills mandating background checks on gun sales and establishing medical marijuana dispensaries eke out narrow but final legislative victories, but Clark County’s More Cops sale tax hike fail.
The Assembly on Monday gave final approval to the bill funding public education for the next two years, a move that will open the floodgates for other budget bills to pass.
CARSON CITY – A bill mandating background checks for most gun sales was passed out of the Assembly Judiciary Committee today in a surprise move that will likely send it to Gov. Brian Sandoval, who has threatened a veto.
CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval has signed into law a bill that allows victims of domestic violence to break rental leases.
Former Nevada Rep. Shelley Berkley still is seeking satisfaction from a U.S. House ethics investigation that dinged her for a conflict of interest as she was completing her service in Congress.
A resolution that could ultimately lead to annual sessions for the Nevada Legislature won approval Monday in the Assembly, leaving only Senate acceptance of some minor changes to the measure before lawmakers are finished with it for the 2013 session.
If there’s an emergency, if one of her three kids gets hurt and has to go to the doctor, then Maribel Salivar starts her car and puts the pedal to the metal — no questions asked, no doubts left in her speedy wake.
CARSON CITY — State Sen. Joyce Woodhouse will not return to the Legislature today, the last day of the 2013 session, because she needs to help care for her critically ill husband, Al Wittenberg.
It’s fingernail-biting time for those with a vested interest in bills that are hanging by a thread as the 2013 legislative session lumbers to adjournment Monday.
CARSON CITY — “Smokers’ corners” just off school property where teens gather to puff away on cigarettes with impunity soon may be relics of the past.
A bill establishing the crime of sex trafficking of children and adults was on its way to Gov. Brian Sandoval on Saturday after the Assembly agreed to changes to the measure made by the Senate.
Add $9,400 to the costs incurred by the Nevada Assembly this session in dealing with issues raised by troubled former Assemblyman Steven Brooks.
Gov. Brian Sandoval has vetoed his second and third bills of the 2013 session, one that would have allowed chiropractors’ assistants to perform services, the other that would have required judges to excuse certain jurors.
Supporters of a bill that would require background checks on nearly all Nevada gun purchases on Friday intensified their efforts to get the measure through the Legislature despite a veto threat from Gov. Brian Sandoval.
Gov. Brian Sandoval signed into law Friday morning a bill that allows people in the country illegally to legally drive in Nevada starting in January.
Gov. Brian Sandoval issued his first veto of the legislative session Friday, vetoing a bill that would have allowed courts to grant special awards to injured workers.
A sure sign that the Nevada Legislature is on track to adjourn by a Monday deadline emerged Thursday when some of the half dozen budget bills needed to fund the operation of state government for the two years beginning July 1 were introduced.
Gov. Brian Sandoval on Thursday signed Senate Bill 388, updating Nevada’s “infamous crimes against nature” law and ending discrimination against consenting same-gender partners.